Finance Ministers of Turkey and Uzbekistan discuss areas of cooperation


Turkish Treasury and Finance Minister Lutfi Elvan discussed with his Uzbek counterpart Timur Ishmetov areas of cooperation between the two countries.


This came during a meeting between them in the Uzbek capital, Tashkent, on the sidelines of the annual meetings of the Islamic Development Bank, according to a tweet posted by Mr. Elvan through his Twitter account on Saturday.

“We had a fruitful meeting with Uzbek Finance Minister Timur Ishmetov, during which we discussed areas of financial cooperation between our two countries,” he said in his tweet.

Yesterday, Elvan met with the Minister of Investment and Trade of Uzbekistan Sardor Umurzakov, and the President of the Islamic Development Bank, Muhammad Suleiman Al-Jasser, on the sidelines of the aforementioned meetings.

The annual meetings of the Islamic Development Bank began on August 31, and end on September 4, in the conference hall in Tashkent, the capital of Uzbekistan.

The Islamic Development Bank is a multilateral development bank that works to improve lives.


By promoting social and economic development in Muslim countries and societies around the world, and making an impact on a large scale.

The bank includes in its membership 57 member countries on four continents, and it is headquartered in Jeddah, Saudi Arabia.

It has main centers in Morocco, Malaysia, Kazakhstan, and Senegal, and intermediary offices in Egypt, Turkey, Indonesia, Bangladesh, and Nigeria.